14 April 2016 – George was invited as a speaker for the WIPO-Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia Conference on International Technology Transactions. He shared the stage with Prof. Dato’ Dr. Mohd Azmi Mohd Lila, Deputy Vice Chancellor (Research and Innovation), Universiti Putra Malaysia, Founding President of ITMA and Ms Azimah Abdul Kadir, Senior Manager, Corporate Research Strategy, MIMOS. Together, they shared insights on International Technology Transactions from the perspective of Technology Transfer Offices, Industry, and Legal Practitioners.
The talk was well received by participants, judging from the responses of the participants. George, along with the two experts, provided an overview on how a research can be transferred and exploited to fulfil its potential commercial value.
As the first topic of the conference, the talk provides a sound foundation for participants to understand the subsequent topics. It also allow participants to understand the nuances involved in the commercialisation of research.
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